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Ambitious science programme will aid fishing industry and monitor effects of climate change on Europe’s shellfish

Ambitious science programme will aid fishing industry and monitor effects of climate change on Europe’s shellfish | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The supply of shellfish we buy at the supermarket faces an uncertain future as our oceans become warmer and more acidic due to changing climate.
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Record low temperature recorded in Antarctica: scientists

Record low temperature recorded in Antarctica: scientists | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Arctic air blasting the eastern United States is positively balmy compared to the record minus 136 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 93 degrees Celsius) temperature measured in Antarctica in August 2010, according to research...
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Survey of supposed deep-sea chemical munitions dump off Southern California ... - Phys.Org

Survey of supposed deep-sea chemical munitions dump off Southern California ... - Phys.Org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Survey of supposed deep-sea chemical munitions dump off Southern California ...
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This concerns MBARI chemical oceanographer Peter Brewer.
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First occurrence of Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836 (Crustacea ...

First occurrence of Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836 (Crustacea ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The non-indigenous caprellid Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836, native to the western Indian Ocean, was firstly recorded in the Mediterranean Sea in 1994, and all Mediterranean populations discovered to date are related to ...
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Study confirms sharks return to their own birth...

Study confirms sharks return to their own birth... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
thebahamasweekly.com Study confirms sharks return to their own birthplace to give birth UPI.com Many hundreds of student volunteers came to the Bahamas to help with the 19-year ongoing research effort to prove the speculation was true, a release...
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Research reveals that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing ... - Science Recorder

Research reveals that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing ... - Science Recorder | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Research reveals that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing ...
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Why we can't just filter the plastic out of the ocean - Boing Boing

Why we can't just filter the plastic out of the ocean - Boing Boing | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
One does not simply sail into the Pacific Garbage Patch and clean it up like convicts on the interstate. For one thing, those pieces of plastic are much smaller than you're imagining. For another, when the plastic is that small, ...

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Lugworms ingest tiny plastic balls abundant in our oceans, threaten biodiversity

Lugworms ingest tiny plastic balls abundant in our oceans, threaten biodiversity | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Two studies have been published demonstrating for the first time
that microplastics in the ocean are transferring pollutants to
lugworms, causing significant harm to their biology.
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Ocean Animals: Pelagic Thresher Shark

Ocean Animals: Pelagic Thresher Shark | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The first of Speak Up For Blue's species' profiles, the thresher shark is an interesting predator as it uses its long tail to stun its prey by whipping it around.
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'Noisy' Icebergs Could Mask Whale Calls - LiveScience.com

'Noisy' Icebergs Could Mask Whale Calls - LiveScience.com | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
'Noisy' Icebergs Could Mask Whale Calls
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SAN FRANCISCO — The sound of icebergs breaking apart in the ocean could make the seas a noisier place.
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The Echinoblog: Where do those starfishes & Sand dollars on Holiday decorations come from?

The Echinoblog: Where do those starfishes & Sand dollars on Holiday decorations come from? | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Scripps leads first global snapshot of key coral reef fishes | Science ...

Scripps leads first global snapshot of key coral reef fishes | Science ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
In the first global assessment of its kind, a science team led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has produced a landmark report on the impact of fishing on a group of fish known to protect ...
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amocean.de - Kalt ist relativ

amocean.de - Kalt ist relativ | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it

"Wenn wir hier in Deutschland von „kalt“ sprechen, sprechen wir de facto von gemütlichen Temperaturen. Zumindest im Vergleich mit der gestern veröffentlichten tiefsten Temperatur, die bisher natürlich vorkommend auf der Erde gemessen wurde: -92 bis -94 °C! Diese Temperatur wurde auf einem entlegenen Plateau in der östlichen Antarktis im August 2010 gemessen. Der bisherige Rekord lag bei -89.2 °C, gemessen 1983 an der Wostok Forschungsstation in der Ostantarktis"

 

 

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Watch a sea anemone run away from a starfish - Science Recorder

Watch a sea anemone run away from a starfish - Science Recorder | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Watch a sea anemone run away from a starfish
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Although anemones seem to be “planted” in one place, many kinds can move. At the bottom of a sea anemone's tube-shaped body is a sticky, muscular foot.
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Nigeria set for first ever deep sea port - Port Strategy

Nigeria set for first ever deep sea port - Port Strategy | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Nigeria set for first ever deep sea port
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09 Dec 2013. The new port will help Lekki "develop as the regional manufacturing and logistical hub".
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Ecosystem-based approach used to protect the deep sea from mining

Ecosystem-based approach used to protect the deep sea from mining | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
University of Hawaii at Manoa's School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology researchers use ecosystem-based management to protect deep-sea area from mining.
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Arctic Ice Melt Tied To Heat Waves And Downpours In U.S., Europe And Elsewhere, Study Suggests

Arctic Ice Melt Tied To Heat Waves And Downpours In U.S., Europe And Elsewhere, Study Suggests | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - A thaw of Arctic ice and snow is linked to worsening summer heatwaves and downpours thousands of miles south in Europe, the United States and other areas, ...
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This Week in Marine Science | Marine Science Today

This Week in Marine Science | Marine Science Today | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Here's a roundup of other stories worth reading, including a plastic bag ban, seahorse heads, the subpolar fjords of Antarctica, and sustainable seafood.
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How The #Platypus And A Quarter Of Fishes Lost Their Stomachs

How The #Platypus And A Quarter Of Fishes Lost Their Stomachs | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The platypus is an anthology of weirdness. It has a leathery duck-like bill, a flattened tail and webbed feet. The males have a venomous claw on their hind feet, and the females lay eggs. And if yo...

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Rocks reveal ocean ridge development - Phys.Org

Rocks reveal ocean ridge development - Phys.Org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Rocks reveal ocean ridge development
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The ships drill bore holes to collect samples of rock and sediment from below the sea floor to address questions about geology, climate, oceanography and natural hazards, including earthquakes.
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How “Walking” Fish Made the Leap From Ocean to Land

How “Walking” Fish Made the Leap From Ocean to Land | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Pacific leaping blenny (Alticus arnoldorum) is a fish out of water.
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The Echinoblog: The Echinoderm Christmas Tree?? Antarctic Cidaroid Sea Urchins!!!

The Echinoblog: The Echinoderm Christmas Tree?? Antarctic Cidaroid Sea Urchins!!! | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Echinoblog: The Echinoderm Christmas Tree?? Antarctic Cidaroid urchins! http://t.co/jIMc3VoNO9
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Video Shows Dozens Of Pilot Whales Stranded In The Everglades - Business Insider

Video Shows Dozens Of Pilot Whales Stranded In The Everglades - Business Insider | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Video Shows Dozens Of Pilot Whales Stranded In The Everglades
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Wildlife officials are trying to rescue a pod of pilot whales stranded in the waters near Florida's Everglades National Park on Wednesday, reports NBC6.com.
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Scientists Hope Coral Reef Breeding Will Save Great Barrier Reef - Huffington Post

Scientists Hope Coral Reef Breeding Will Save Great Barrier Reef - Huffington Post | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Scientists Hope Coral Reef Breeding Will Save Great Barrier Reef
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Called the 'Greatest Sex Show on Earth,' the coral of the Great Barrier Reef spawn every spring under a full moon, releasing countless sperm and eggs into the sea.
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